Some notes from today’s meeting at Hopuhopu

The much awaited meeting of Tainui’s tribal parliament, Te Kauhanganui, took place at Hopuhopu today. The main aim of today’s meeting was the attempt by Te Arataura (Tainui’s tribal executive) to get rid of Tania Martin, the chairperson of Te Kauhanganui.

  • Things didn’t start off very well when observers in the lounge adjacent to the main chamber were unable to receive an audio feed from the main Kauhanganui chamber. The sound gear had been stolen, apparrently. More